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Specimen February 2015 Special Plants
February 2015
Specimen
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Special Plants
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Name
Size/Price
Description
Acalypha lyonsii
Native Acalypha
200mm
$25.00
Small, attractive, very hardy shrub with tiny, serrated leaves.
Prune to thicken up for the first year. Ideal fill in plant.
(Euphorbiaceae)
Agathis robusta
Queensland Kauri
200mm
$25.00
A giant, slow growing, tropical conifer from Queensland's
coastal ranges with broad, thick-textured, dark green leaves.
An ancient Gondwanan relic with iconic status in Queensland.
(Araucariaceae)
Asplenium australasicum
Bird's Nest Fern
200mm
$25.00
Classic 'birdnest' fern with a ring of undivided bright green
fronds up to 70 cm long. Grows on tree trunks in rainforest.
(Aspleniaceae)
Asteromyrtus brassii
Cape York Tea Tree
200mm
$25.00
Large shrub or small tree with unusual spherical, deep red
flowers along the branches. Hardy. Flowers all year.
(Myrtaceae)
Athertonia diversifolia
Atherton Oak
200mm
$25.00
Medium tree with beautiful large lobed juvenile leaves,
racemes of cream/white flowers, and blue fruit containing an
edible nut. Superb foliage plant. Requires a humid protected
position. (Proteaceae)
Babingtonia tozerensis
Mt Tozer Myrtle
200mm
$25.00
Small dense shrub with dainty white flowers and lime green
foliage. Quite hardy. (Myrtaceae)
Baeckea "Feather Tips"
Feather Tips
200mm
$25.00
Small shrub. Dainty form with weeping, feathery branches.
May be pruned heavily into a dense bush if required.
(Myrtaceae)
Baeckea camphorata
Camphor Bush
200mm
$25.00
Small dainty shrub with masses of tiny white flowers. Best in
full sun (Myrtaceae)
Brachychiton australis
Broad-leaved Bottle Tree
200mm
$25.00
Attractive tree with smooth green trunk. White flowers. Very
hardy. (Authorised Propagators Qld.No. APQF198/000050)
(Malvaceae)
Buckinghamia celsissima
Ivory Curl Tree
200mm
$25.00
Large bushy shrub or small tree with extremely spectacular
display of cream flowers. Very hardy. (Proteaceae)
Callistemon "Eureka"
Eureka
200mm
$25.00
Tall upright shrub with brilliant purple flowers in profusion in
spring. Showy pink new growth. Suitable for screening.
(Myrtaceae)
Visit our Nursery!
We're at 5970 Kennedy Highway, Walkamin (between Mareeba and Atherton) on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland.
Business hours: Open 9am - 5pm, 6 days a week; closed Sundays and public holidays.
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February 2015
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Callistemon "Hannah Ray"
Hannah Ray
200mm
$25.00
Hardy medium to large shrub. Soft new growth. Weeping
form. Bright red flowers. Makes a good screen. (Myrtaceae)
Callistemon "Injune"
Injune
200mm
$25.00
A very pretty, weeping plant with dainty soft grey foliage and
lovely pale pink bottlebrush flowers (Myrtaceae)
Callistemon "Pindi Pindi"
Pindi Pindi
200mm
$25.00
Medium to large shrub with attractive semi-weeping habit.
Red flowers. Very hardy. Does best in full sun. Suitable for
most areas. (Myrtaceae)
Callistemon "Pink Alma"
Pink Alma
200mm
$25.00
Large shrub with bright pink flowers. Attractive pink new
growth. Sun or part shade. Usually frost resistant. (Myrtaceae)
Callistemon "Prolific"
Prolific
200mm
$25.00
Large shrub with dense foliage. Ideal for use as a screen
plant. Large red flowers for most of the year. Suitable for most
areas. (Myrtaceae)
Callistemon "The Bluff"
The Bluff
200mm
$25.00
Medium shrub with dense foliage. Pink bottlebrush flowers
fade to salmon, then cream. (Myrtaceae)
Callistemon "White Anzac"
White Anzac
200mm
$25.00
Small shrub. Bright green foliage with white flowers.
(Myrtaceae)
Callistemon "Wild River"
Wild River
200mm
$25.00
Dense shrub. Lovely fresh green foliage and red flowers.
Plant in open sunny spot. Good screen. (Myrtaceae)
Callistemon "Wildfire"
Wildfire
200mm
$25.00
Medium shrub. Dense foliage and large bright red flowers.
Does best in full sun. Makes a good screen. (Myrtaceae)
Callistemon "Yuruga Red"
Yuruga Red
200mm
$25.00
Large shrub with dense foliage. Ideal for use as a screen
plant. Large red flowers for most of the year. Suitable for most
areas. (Myrtaceae)
Callistemon viminalis
"Rocky River Red"
Rocky River Red
200mm
$25.00
Medium to large shrub with blue/green foliage and bright red
flowers. Does best in full sun but will flower in part shade.
(Myrtaceae)
Visit our Nursery!
We're at 5970 Kennedy Highway, Walkamin (between Mareeba and Atherton) on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland.
Business hours: Open 9am - 5pm, 6 days a week; closed Sundays and public holidays.
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Chionanthus ramiflorus
Native Olive
200mm
$25.00
Hardy small tree with masses of yellowish flowers. Large
quantities of small black fruit, which attracts birds. (Oleaceae)
Crinum pedunculatum
Mangrove Lily
200mm
$25.00
Large lily with very showy, perfumed flowers. Very hardy and
suitable for wet sites. (Liliaceae)
Cyathea cooperi
Common or Lacy Treefern
200mm
$25.00
Fast growing hardy tree fern. Slender trunk with crown of
bright green fronds to 2 metres long. Takes full sun in moist
areas. (Cyatheaceae)
Dendrobium mixed native
species and hybrids
Mixed Dendrobium orchids
50mm
$8.90
Challenging but highly attractive indigenous orchids from
eastern Australia. Place in an airy position off the ground, with
some light shading during summer, and keep moist all year
round. (Orchidaceae)
Diospyros littorea
Sea Ebony
200mm
$25.00
Very slow growing shrub to small tree with glossy green
leaves. Grows naturally on the coast, close to mangrove
stands. Orange-yellow fruit attracts birds. Wood is very hard
and beautiful. (Ebenaceae)
Diploglottis diphyllostegia
Northern Tamarind
200mm
$25.00
Small tree with large attractive leaves, and fruit which makes
good jam or drinks. (Sapindaceae)
Dysoxylum mollissimum
Miva Mahogany
200mm
$25.00
Handsome shade tree. Showy orange fruit. Fast growing
under good garden conditions. (Meliaceae)
Dysoxylum parasiticum
Yellow Mahogany
200mm
$25.00
This Yellow Mahogany produces beautiful creamy-brown
flowers on the trunk right to the ground. Unless planted in high
rainfall area it will remain a size of a large shrub. (Meliaceae)
Euroschinus falcata
Pink Poplar
200mm
$25.00
Fast growing, well shaped tree. Makes a good shade tree for
dry areas. Fruit attracts birds. (Anacardiaceae)
Gardenia scabrella
Star Flower
200mm
$25.00
Small, compact shrub from Cape York with stiff glossy leaves.
Large white flowers all year round. Very hardy. Sun or semishade. (Rubiaceae)
Geijera salicifolia
Scrub Wilga
200mm
$25.00
Extremely hardy, large shrub or small tree with dense foliage.
Ideal screen or windbreak. White flowers. (Rutaceae)
Visit our Nursery!
We're at 5970 Kennedy Highway, Walkamin (between Mareeba and Atherton) on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland.
Business hours: Open 9am - 5pm, 6 days a week; closed Sundays and public holidays.
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Graptophyllum spinigerum
Native Fuchsia
200mm
$25.00
Small shrub. Attractive glossy foliage and small white flowers.
For sun or shade. Very hardy. (Acanthaceae)
Grevillea "Firesprite"
Firesprite
200mm
$25.00
Small to medium shrub with bright red flowers. Attracts birds.
(Proteaceae)
Grevillea "Honeycomb"
Honeycomb
200mm
$25.00
Erect shrub naturally bushy with dense foliage to the ground.
Cream flowers prolific in early spring attracting birds. Good
screen plant for most areas except in areas with cold winters.
(Proteaceae)
Grevillea "Kay Williams"
Kay Williams
200mm
$25.00
Fast growing, bushy shrub. Masses of large pale
orange/peach flowers for most of the year. Needs a well
drained, sunny position. (Proteaceae)
Grevillea "Majestic"
Majestic
200mm
$25.00
A fast growing shrub with orange-red flowers. Plant in a welldrained, sunny position. (Proteaceae)
Grevillea "Moonlight"
Moonlight
200mm
$25.00
Tall shrub with cream flowers all year. Attracts birds. Hardy
with good drainage and full sun. (Proteaceae)
Grevillea "Orange
Marmalade"
Orange Marmalade
200mm
$25.00
Bushy shrub. Attractive orange spider flower. Very hardy and
vigorous. Full sun, open position. (Proteaceae)
Grevillea "Poorinda Peter"
Poorinda Peter
200mm
$25.00
Spreading, tall shrub with pink-tipped new growth and reddishpurple toothbrush flowers. Does best in full sun. Usually
tolerates frost. (Proteaceae)
Grevillea "Superb"
Superb
200mm
$25.00
Small to medium, dense bushy shrub. Showy pink/red flowers
for most of the year. Tip prune while young to promote a good
shape. Plant in full sun in well drained position. (Proteaceae)
Grevillea glossadenia
Irvinebank Grevillea
200mm
$25.00
Very attractive,hardy shrub. Leaves green, silver beneath with
bronze new growth. Orange flowers amongst foliage.
(Proteaceae)
Grevillea venusta
Grevillea venusta
200mm
$25.00
Medium to large shrub with attractive lobed leaves. Unusual
yellow and green flowers. Very hardy, plant in full sun.
(Proteaceae)
Visit our Nursery!
We're at 5970 Kennedy Highway, Walkamin (between Mareeba and Atherton) on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland.
Business hours: Open 9am - 5pm, 6 days a week; closed Sundays and public holidays.
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Gymnostoma australianum
Daintree Pine
200mm
$25.00
Rare and ancient small tree with typical pine tree shape.
Dense, bright green foliage. Does best in full sun. Makes a
great Christmas Tree and tub plant. (Casuarinaceae)
Harpullia arborea
Cooktown Tulipwood
200mm
$25.00
Small to medium tree with spreading habit. Very showy
orange fruit from the branches. (Sapindaceae)
Leptospermum "Cardwell"
Cardwell
200mm
$25.00
Beautiful, graceful weeping shrub with masses of small white
flowers in spring. Best in a full sun position. (Myrtaceae)
Leptospermum "Lemon
Frost"
Lemon Frost
200mm
$25.00
Medium shrub. Very hardy. White flowers and beautiful lemon
scent to the leaves. (Myrtaceae)
Leptospermum
brachyandrum
Silver Leafed Tea Tree
200mm
$25.00
Tall shrub to small tree with silvery new growth. The old bark
peels off to reveal an attractive pink-purple trunk. (Myrtaceae)
Leptospermum liversidgei
Olive Tea Tree
200mm
$25.00
Small to medium shrub with compact or erect habit. White
flowers with lemon scented leaves. (Myrtaceae)
Leptospermum petersonii
ssp petersonii
Lemon Scented Tea Tree
200mm
$25.00
Very attractive medium shrub. Foliage has lemon scent.
Benefits from pruning. (Myrtaceae)
Leptospermum
polygalifolium
Tropicum
200mm
$25.00
Medium bushy shrub bearing masses of small white flowers in
spring. Hardy and adaptable to most situations. (Myrtaceae)
Leptospermum
purpurascens
Purple Stemmed Turkey
Bush
200mm
$25.00
Bushy shrub. Purple new growth, smooth, twisted purplish
stem. Prune to shape. (Myrtaceae)
Leptospermum
wooroonooran
Wooroonooran Tea Tree
200mm
$25.00
Plant from top of Mt Bellenden Ker. Medium compact shrub in
cultivation with attractive foliage. Best in high rainfall areas.
(Myrtaceae)
Licuala ramsayi
Fan Palm
$25.00 $150.00
Attractive, slow growing palm with large fan-like leaves.
Needs moisture and shelter from strong winds. (Arecaceae)
Visit our Nursery!
We're at 5970 Kennedy Highway, Walkamin (between Mareeba and Atherton) on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland.
Business hours: Open 9am - 5pm, 6 days a week; closed Sundays and public holidays.
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Livistona decipiens
Ribbon Fan Palm
$120.00
Tall, very hardy palm which develops into an attractive plant.
Grow in full sun for best results. (Arecaceae)
Livistona muelleri
Little Fan Palm
$50.00 $120.00
Small, very hardy fan palm which develops into a very
attractive plant. Full sun or semi-shade. (Authorised
Propagators Qld.No. APQF198/000050) (Arecaceae)
Melaleuca "Claret Tops"
Claret Tops
200mm
$25.00
Small to medium shrub. Attractive flushes of copper/red new
growth. Small white flowers. Best in full sun. Suitable for most
areas. (Myrtaceae)
Melaleuca "Pink Lace"
Pink Lace
200mm
$25.00
Tiny shrub with fluffy pink flowers. Ideal as an edge plant for
rockeries. Must be grown in full sun. (Myrtaceae)
Melaleuca "Snowstorm"
Snowstorm
200mm
$25.00
Compact, small to medium shrub with lovely light green
foliage. Masses of small white bottlebrush flowers in spring.
Tip prune regularly to promote a good shape. (Myrtaceae)
Melaleuca bracteata "Gold
Form"
Golden Tea Tree
200mm
$25.00
Tall bushy shrub with attractive golden foliage and dense
habit. A very hardy plant which is an excellent screen.
(Myrtaceae)
Melaleuca leucadendra
"Gold"
Golden Paperbark
200mm
$25.00
A hardy small tree with upright habit and golden foliage.
Excellent for a wet spot. (Myrtaceae)
Melaleuca monantha
Small-leaved tea tree
200mm
$25.00
An unusual melaleuca with tiny (minute) leaves and lovely
foliage. Height and form varies from a shrub to small tree, and
often becomes bonsai shaped on maturity. Small white
flowers. (Myrtaceae)
Melaleuca sp. Mt. Garnet
Mt Garnet Tea Tree
200mm
$25.00
Medium shrub. Bears masses of very showy cream pom-pom
flowers twice a year. Hardy. Full sun. (Myrtaceae)
Melaleuca sylvana
Oaky Creek Tea Tree
200mm
$25.00
Medium shrub. Attractive foliage with tiny leaves. Quite hardy
and fast growing. White flowers. (Myrtaceae)
Melicope elleryana
Corkwood
200mm
$25.00
Fast growing tree with beautiful pink flowers along the
branches. Food plant of the spectacular Ulysses Butterfly.
(Rutaceae)
Visit our Nursery!
We're at 5970 Kennedy Highway, Walkamin (between Mareeba and Atherton) on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland.
Business hours: Open 9am - 5pm, 6 days a week; closed Sundays and public holidays.
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Melicope rubra
Little Euodia
200mm
$25.00
Medium to large shrub with masses of dark pink flowers along
the branches. Quite hardy. Food plant of the spectacular
Ulysses Butterfly. (Rutaceae)
Paraserianthes toona
Acacia Cedar
200mm
$25.00
Hardy fast growing tree. Deciduous before cream fluffy
flowers. Food plant of Tailed Emperor Butterfly. (Fabaceae)
Phyllanthus cuscutiflorus
Pink Phyllanthus
200mm
$25.00
Large, dense, very attractive bushy shrub with beautiful
foliage. Masses of small pink flowers. Ideal screen plant. Very
fast growing. (Phyllanthaceae)
Prostanthera phylicifolia
Mint Bush
200mm
$25.00
Very compact shrub. Dark narrow leaves with small mauve
flowers, blooming over long periods in spring. Doesn't like
overwatering. (Lamiaceae)
Rhododendron lochiae
Native Rhododendron
200mm
$25.00
Small shrub with bright red flowers. Requires sheltered, moist
position. Makes good tub plant. (Ericaceae)
Sankowskya stipularis
Sankowskya
200mm
$25.00
Extremely rare plant from the Julatten area of Far North
Queensland. Spectacular red new growth. Does best in semishade. (Authorised Propagators Qld.No. APQF198/000050)
(Euphorbiaceae)
Sarcotoechia serrata
Fern-Leafed Tamarind
200mm
$25.00
Large shrub or small tree with beautiful fern-like foliage and
delicate soft pink new growth. Requires semi-shade and
regular watering. A beautiful ornamental plant. (Sapindaceae)
Scaevola taccada
Sea Lettuce Tree
200mm
$19.95
Medium shrub with dense, dark green foliage and white
flowers. Ideal for beach plantings. (Goodeniaceae)
Syzygium "Aussie Compact"
Aussie Compact
200mm
$25.00
A small compact form of Syzygium australe. Excellent screen.
(Myrtaceae)
Syzygium "Pink Willy"
Pink Willy
200mm
$25.00
Shrub to about 2 metres high. Best in light shade in a welltended situation. Fluffy pale pink flowers attract honeyeaters.
Brilliant bright pink new growth. Excellent courtyard plant.
(Myrtaceae)
Syzygium australe
Creek Satinash
200mm
$25.00
Large shrub to small tree. Bushy and hardy. Ideal as a screen
plant. Masses of white flowers followed by edible pink fruit.
(Myrtaceae)
Visit our Nursery!
We're at 5970 Kennedy Highway, Walkamin (between Mareeba and Atherton) on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland.
Business hours: Open 9am - 5pm, 6 days a week; closed Sundays and public holidays.
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Syzygium fibrosum
Fibrous Satinash
200mm
$25.00
Large shrub to small tree with purple new growth. Large white
fluffy flowers and delicious red fruit. Very hardy. Makes tasty
jam. (Myrtaceae)
Syzygium floribundum
Weeping Lilly-Pilly
200mm
$25.00
Small to medium tree with dense, weeping foliage. Small
white flowers. Fairly hardy. (Myrtaceae)
Syzygium forte subsp.
potamophilum
Flaky-Barked Satinash
200mm
$25.00
Hardy tree with papery bark. Excellent for coastal plantings.
White flowers & edible fruit. Differs from Syzygium forte in
having narrower leaves. (Myrtaceae)
Syzygium luehmannii
Rocky River
Rocky River Lilly-Pilly
200mm
$25.00
Highly ornamental large shrub with brilliant pink/red weeping
foliage, white flowers and red fruit. Water regularly.
(Myrtaceae)
Syzygium
pseudofastigiatum
Claudie Satinash
200mm
$25.00
Very rare tree found only on Cape York. Very hardy with long
stiff glossy leaves, bright red new growth and white flowers.
(Myrtaceae)
Syzygium unipunctatum
Roly-Poly Satinash
200mm
$25.00
Small bushy tree with flushes of brilliant red new growth.
Highly ornamental. Will tolerate moderate frosts. Best in high
rainfall areas. (Myrtaceae)
Terminalia sericocarpa
Damson
200mm
$25.00
Fast growing, slender tree with layered spreading form.
Deciduous. Old leaves are brightly coloured. Attracts birds.
Hardy. (Combretaceae)
Westringia "Wynyabbie
Gem"
Wynyabbie Gem
200mm
$25.00
Fast growing dense shrub. Grey leaves and purple flowers.
Plant in full sun in well drained soil. Prune to shape.
(Lamiaceae)
Wodyetia bifurcata
Foxtail Palm
$59.00+
Very attractive, hardy palm with foxtail like foliage and bright
orange fruit. (Arecaceae)
Xanthorrhoea sp.
Grass Tree
$80+
Slow growing plant with a dense tuft of narrow spiky leaves,
which eventually develops a trunk. Flowers on a long vertical
stalk. Ideal feature plant for native gardens or in containers.
Plant in well drained soil. (Xanthorrhoeaceae)
Xanthostemon chrysanthus
"Little Goldie"
Dwarf Golden Penda
200mm
$25.00
A compact, dwarf cultivar of the popular Golden Penda
making a rounded bush, rarely more than 1 metre high, with
narrow dark green leaves about 8 cm long. New growth
bronzy pink. (Myrtaceae)
Visit our Nursery!
We're at 5970 Kennedy Highway, Walkamin (between Mareeba and Atherton) on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland.
Business hours: Open 9am - 5pm, 6 days a week; closed Sundays and public holidays.
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Xanthostemon sp. Mt. Tozer
Mt. Tozer Penda
Size/Price
200mm
$25.00
Description
Large shrub or small tree with rusty brown new growth. Mass
of cream flowers. Very hardy (Myrtaceae)
Visit our Nursery!
We're at 5970 Kennedy Highway, Walkamin (between Mareeba and Atherton) on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland.
Business hours: Open 9am - 5pm, 6 days a week; closed Sundays and public holidays.
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